College of Education and Behavioral Science

Department of Educational Leadership and Management

Name of the Department: Educational Leadership and Management

Degree Nomenclature: Bachelor of Arts in Educational Planning and Management

Period of study: 4 years for Regular


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the program is aimed to produce democratic, visionary, innovative, change-oriented, and professionally committed educational planners and managers with major competencies (e.g. planning, management, leadership, monitoring, evaluation and research, technology use in management) that can hold leadership responsibilities under decentralized educational contexts.

Graduate’s Profile, Advanced Stu dying or Future Career

After the completion of the program, the graduates of Educational leadership will be able to: 

  • Understand constitutional provisions, educational policies, strategies and related legislations
  • Prepare and execute educational plans and projects
  • Organize continuous  and professional  development programs 
  • Mobilize resources from the local community and other stakeholders.
  • Provide instructional leadership in the area of curriculum implementation,
  • Promote community involvement by establishing a strong link with the local communities 
  • Initiate and manage educational innovations and changes.
  • Conduct educational research and training need assessment 
  • Monitor and evaluate educational programs and projects at the various  levels
  • Apply current technologies for educational management
  • Apply knowledge of federal and regional state policies and other regulatory provisions governing education.  

Programs Under the Department

PhD by research in Educational Leadership and Policy Study

MA in Educational Leadership

MA in Human Resource and Organization Development

MA in School Leadership

BA in Educational Planning and Management

Students intending to pursue their postgraduate study can choose Educational Planning, Educational Leadership, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Policy Study, and MBA.

Future Carrier

Public organizationPrivate organizationSelf-employed
Regional and Federal Ministry of Education officesFederal, Regional, Zonal, and  Woredas Civil Service CommissionUniversities Leadership InstitutesZonal Education officeZone Administrative OfficeWoreda Education Office Woreda Administrative officeAny level of Planning office  Private Universities,Save the Children,UNICEF,UNESCO,SOS VILLAGE, and Any NGO  that works on EducationSchool OwnerPrivate College Owner Private Universities Owner  

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to Change the WORLD”

                 Nelson Mandela, Leader